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frontalis
face/head, muscle located above the eye
temporalis
face/head, muscle located on the side of the head just above both ears
orbicularis oris
face/head, muscle surrounding the mouth
buccinator
face/head, cheek muscle
orbicularis oculi
face/head, muscle surrounding the eye
triangularis
face/head,lower jaw muscle in the shape of a triangle
corrugator
face/head, muscle located on the forehead; it creates the "worry lines" or wrinkling of the brow associated with frowning.
nasalis
face/head, muscle found in the nose
lavator labii superioris
face/head, muscle which lifts and is above the lips
greater zygomatic
face/head, larger of the zygomaticus muscles
masseter
face/head, muscle found in the lower jaw
platysma
face/head, muscle which runs from the lower jaw down the neck
risorius
face/head, muscle that allows a human being to smile
trapezius
neck, torso ,trunk
sternocleidomastoid
neck, torso
digastric
neck
hypoglossus
neck
omohyoid
neck
sternohyoid
neck
deltoid
trunk/shoulder
pectoralis major
torso (chest)
serratus anterior
torso
linea alba
means literally "white line" and is the term for the tendinous line down the middle of the anterior abdominal wal directly between the two rectus muscles.
external oblique
torso
umbilicus
belly button
rectus abdominis
torso
infraspinatus
trunk
teres major
trunk
latissimus dorsi
trunk
gluteus maximus
trunk
rhomboideus
also called rhomboid, trunk
supraspinatus
trunk
iliocostalis dorsi
trunk
deltoid
trunk
teres minor
trunk
lumbar aponeurosis
a white flattened tendinous expansion connecting a muscle with parts that it moves, previously called dorsolumbar fascia, in the trunk
gluteus medius
trunk
coracobrachialis
arm
brachialis
arm
hypothenar muscles
hand/general term for muscles located in the palm
palmar aponeurosis
not a muscle, but flat, white, ribbon-like bands of connective tissue that attach muscles to bones. The palamr aponeurosis is located in the palm of the hand.
abductor pollicis brevis
hand/ part of the thenar muscles
flexor retinaculum
arm
palmaris longus
arm
flexor carpi radialis
arm
brachioradialis
arm
biceps
arm
triceps
arm
flexor carpi ulnaris
arm
flexor digitorum superficialis
arm
anconeus
arm/located on the back of the humerus and extends the forearm
extensor digiti minimi
long narrow muscle located on the ulnar side of teh extensor digitorum communis muscle. It assists in extension of the wrist and little finger.
extensor digitorum communis
arm/This is positioned in the center of the forearm along the posterior surface. Its tendon divides into four tendons beneath the extensor retinaculum which attach to the distal tips of fingers one through four.
flexor digitorum profundus
arm/this lies just underneath the flexor digitorum superficialis muscle. This muscle flexes the distal ends of the fingers, but not the thumb.
flexor pollicis longus
arm/this is deep on the front of the radius. It attaches at the base of the thumb and flexes the thumb and makes grasping possible.
pronator teres
arm/ on the upper middle part of the forearm. It arises from the epicondyle (a prominence or projection on a bone) It turns the hand downwards (called pronation) and flexers the elbow.
pronation
turning the hand downwards
epicondyle
a prominence or projection on a bone
pronator quadratus
arm/this muscle is deep and extends between the ulna and radius. It works with the other pronator muscle to rotate the palm of the hand down, as well as position the thumb medially.
supinator
arm/this is positioned around the upper portion of the radius. It works with the biceps to turn the palm upwards (called supination)
supination
turning the palm upwards
tensor fasciae latae
leg
sartorius
leg
rectus femoris
leg
vastus lateralis
leg
peroneus longus
leg
peroneus brevis
leg (calf)
lateral malleolus
not a muscle, the protuberance found on either side of the ankle joint
extensor digitorum longus
leg
adductor magnus
leg
semitendinosus
leg
semimembranosus
leg
calcaneal (Achilles) tendon
not a muscle, the thickest and strongest tendon in the body
iliopsoas
leg
pectineus
leg
adductor longus
leg
gracilis
leg
vastus medialis
leg
gastrocnemius
leg (back of the calf)
extensor retinaculum
not a muscle, located in the leg, covers and holds in place the muscles and tendons of the front of the foot
anterior tibial
leg
soleus
leg
extensor hallucis longus
leg
medial malleolus
not a muscle, a bony protuberance found in the middle of a joint
gluteus maximus
leg/ more specifically, main muslce of the buttocks
greater trochanter
not a muscle, located in the leg, it is a broad flat process to which several muscles are attached.
iliotibial tract
leg/not a muscle, it is a thick long band of fascia lata which extends down the side of the thigh to the tibia